Instructors

Master Michael Ives, 6th Dan Black Belt: Master Ives began training in Taekwondo in 1987 receiving his Black Belt in 1992. He has been teaching Taekwondo on P.E.I. since 1993 and is currently the President of the WTF Taekwondo Association of PEI as well as serving as a Director-at-Large with Taekwondo Canada.

Tammy Turner, 3rd Dan Black Belt:Tammy began her training January 2004 in Charlottetown, receiving her black belt in May 2008. She decided to become a Taekwondo student when seeking a fun and competitive way to maintain a healthy lifestyle. She has her Provincial Level 2 Taekwondo referee certification, National Coaching Multi-Sport Level A, B & Competition Development Certification, and the National Coaching Taekwondo Assistant Instructor course. Tammy is currently the Treasurer of the W.T.F Taekwondo Association of P.E.I.

Mandy Li, 3rd Dan Black Belt: Taekwondo is a family affair for Mandy; she began training with her boys in 2003. She is currently the Referee Co-Chair and acting Technical Director of WTF Taekwondo Association of PEI. As a national referee, she often travels to different venues for national events.

Mike Oliver, 2nd Dan Black Belt: Mike is currently working towards his 3rd Dan Black Belt and teaches classes on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings in Charlottetown. In addition to teaching, Mike is also a provincial referee involved at the tournament level either officiating or handling logistics.

Jason Hogan, 1st Dan Black Belt: Jason Hogan began training Taekwondo in the summer of 2004. In 2010, he received his 1st dan black belt. Jason is also a provincial referee.

Junior Instructors

Liam MacArthur, 2nd Dan Black Belt:Liam began taekwondo at the age of 7 just after being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. Liam attended the After School Program for 4 years where he trained 5 days a week. He has competed and medalled in numerous competitions and received his first degree black belt at age 11. Liam enjoys instructing and assisting the younger belts at PEI Taekwondo and in his spare time enjoys sailing and snowboarding. Liam was recently recognized with a Regional Inspiration Award from the Canadian Diabetes Assoc. for his continued volunteer efforts.

Hannah Ives, 2nd Dan Black Belt: Hannah started in Taekwondo in 1993 and was 11 years old when she received her Jr. Black Belt and 14 when she received her 2nd Dan Black Belt. Hannah has competed at Junior Nationals as well as various regional tournaments and has participated in national training camps.

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